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  1. Thread: Belt joiners

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    Maybe try this Lacing Leather Belts -...

    Maybe try this
    Lacing Leather Belts - VintageMachinery.org Knowledge Base (Wiki)
    You can get lacing and lacing needles from Birdsall Leather
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    The NDIS is not a pharmaceutical scheme. You have...

    The NDIS is not a pharmaceutical scheme. You have to be under 65 and have a significant and permanent disability before you can apply for funding to improve your quality of life. It's to provide...
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    I don't think sleep apnea qualifies you for NDIS...

    I don't think sleep apnea qualifies you for NDIS funding.
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    Unlikely as tortoiseshell was banned under CITES...

    Unlikely as tortoiseshell was banned under CITES in the 70s. It's an offense to sell or trade it. I don't know about possessing it.
  5. Thread: Table Saw

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    It's VIR - Vulcanised Indian Rubber. Rubber...

    It's VIR - Vulcanised Indian Rubber. Rubber insulation with a cotton outer sleeve. The rubber deteriorates and breaks down. If disturbed it can crumble away to powder and leave exposed conductors. It...
  6. Thread: Delta Unisaw

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    A quick google search shows 14 Delta dealers in...

    A quick google search shows 14 Delta dealers in San Antonio and 10 in Austin. Perhaps you could try those.
  7. Thread: Table Saw

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    I'll send you a pm when I get home from work but...

    I'll send you a pm when I get home from work but it looks ok for hooking up a VSD. IF you don't have one, can you borrow a Megga from work? Motor needs a few tests before you hook up power.
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    N.S.W. It looks like someone has put a lot of thought...

    It looks like someone has put a lot of thought into that old saw. It looks well made. If you decide to pull it apart I would be interested in the mitre gauge as it looks to have a 1 inch guide bar....
  9. It's only a counterfeit if they claim it is BCT....

    It's only a counterfeit if they claim it is BCT. Which they don't.
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    The Tassie link was cut a couple of years ago. I...

    The Tassie link was cut a couple of years ago. I can't remember how it happened but it was almost impossible to hire a decent sized diesel generator for about 3 months as they were all shipped to...
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    Lets get a couple of things sorted out here....

    Lets get a couple of things sorted out here. There is no 'reverse flow' or 'having to generate a larger voltage to be able to overcome the line voltage' it doesn't work like that. The grid is just a...
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    Nice idea A8. Let us know how it goes.

    Nice idea A8. Let us know how it goes.
  13. Just so you are aware, those switches that Kryn...

    Just so you are aware, those switches that Kryn has are only rated at 10A. Your motor draws 18.5 FLA. Fine for 3 phase 3kW. Not single phase 3kW. You can use them to switch a couple of 20A relays....
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    I've installed a few domestic fixed vacuum...

    I've installed a few domestic fixed vacuum systems. The ones I've done have a low voltage lead (figure 8 wire) running along the length of the duct to the vacuum unit. Two prongs inside the wall...
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    Or you could just buy them. 1/4" 20T - 1/2"...

    Or you could just buy them.
    1/4" 20T - 1/2" (12.7mm) Wide Thumbscrew - each | Workshop Hardware & Fittings - Carbatec
    A quick search brought up a few options.
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    4 years too late guys. I think Hughie bit the...

    4 years too late guys. I think Hughie bit the snake and took the pool.
  17. HEADS UP Also paid. Thanks Euge

    Also paid. Thanks Euge
  18. HEADS UP I don't have payment details :C

    I don't have payment details :C
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    That's all we need. Measure it with a couple of...

    That's all we need. Measure it with a couple of blast gates open and that will tell us enough.
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    A 2HP motor will draw about 9 amps on reasonable...

    A 2HP motor will draw about 9 amps on reasonable efficiency. A 2kW motor will draw around 12 amps. Is that a generic label made for the US and labelled HP but is actually a 2kW motor? We need someone...
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    That's also where Crescent wrench comes from...

    That's also where Crescent wrench comes from Paul. Crescent is a brand of adjustable spanner in the US.
    Channel Lock is a quality brand of pliers. I standardised on their linesmans pliers for...
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    :yes:

    :yes:
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    I happily use shifters all the time. Very...

    I happily use shifters all the time. Very convenient. Use any tool outside it's limitations and you will get a poor result.
    One prominent youtuber has a large shifter with a built in hammer. He...
  24. Happy 40th Mr F.

    Happy 40th Mr F.
  25. Thread: Surprise!

    by NCArcher
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    Use ply. More stable for offroad use.

    Use ply. More stable for offroad use.
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    Once you are subscribed you will get notified...

    Once you are subscribed you will get notified when he posts a new video. In the first link if you click on videos (just under his name) you can see all the videos he has posted. The last video he...
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    Now that you mention it, I'm pretty sure mine was...

    Now that you mention it, I'm pretty sure mine was a Ramset
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    Never used one for work. I don't remember where i...

    Never used one for work. I don't remember where i got it from and I have no idea where it is now. Probably best left that way :U
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    I've got a couple of Uniklamps. They would be...

    I've got a couple of Uniklamps. They would be fine for boxes. Much lighter and easier to handle, especially on more delicate boxes.
    I also have a selection of Duoklamps that are my go to clamp most...
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    I used to have a similar one, not Rawplug branded...

    I used to have a similar one, not Rawplug branded though. It sounded like a machine gun once you got it going.
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    Looking forward to seeing this one Springy. Those...

    Looking forward to seeing this one Springy. Those jigs will look great.
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    The 'breaker' on the main board is a switch not a...

    The 'breaker' on the main board is a switch not a CB. The workshop is possibly off the 40A safety switch next to the workshop switch. The capacity of the circuit is determined by the cable size, not...
  33. Thread: Surprise!

    by NCArcher
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    A ratchet strap from corner to corner applying a...

    A ratchet strap from corner to corner applying a small amount of pressure and a bit of heat applied to the joints with a heat gun may realign it. Two heat guns maybe. One on each end. I have one.
  34. I'm using an Amtek RMA and a Mektronic Multicore...

    I'm using an Amtek RMA and a Mektronic Multicore X32-101 no clean. I've also got a Jaycar gel Rosin that I use a bit. The Mektonic is really good. I'll attach a holder to the case on the weekend.
  35. Thread: Copper Nails

    by NCArcher
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    QUEENSLAND I don't need any copper nails but new, 50mm sell...

    I don't need any copper nails but new, 50mm sell for about $110 for 500gms so I think your price is very reasonable.
    Xcel Copper Boat Nail Rose Head 50mm 50g | Bunnings Warehouse
  36. A magnet on the case for the tip cleaners is a...

    A magnet on the case for the tip cleaners is a great idea. Assuming they are magnetic. I'm going to go and check.......
    Nope, and neither is the case. So much for that idea. Think I'll attach a...
  37. Thanks for the update Mike. Mine is a different...

    Thanks for the update Mike. Mine is a different unit but the gun looks the same. It's not really noisy enough for me to make the changes but I'll keep this thread in mind for the future.
  38. Thread: Surprise!

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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/9...

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBwgHBgkIBwgKCgkLDRYPDQwMDRsUFRAWIB0iIiAdHx8kKDQsJCYxJx8fLT0tMTU3Ojo6Iys/RD84QzQ5OjcBCgoKDQwNGg8PGjclHyU3Nzc3Nzc3Nzc3...
  39. Thread: Surprise!

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    You've got the moustache to be a 80's science...

    You've got the moustache to be a 80's science show presenter.
    "If I was to hit the block with this hammer....what do you think would happen? Let's try it.."
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    It looks very similar to my Jet, which is awesome.

    It looks very similar to my Jet, which is awesome.
  41. Thread: Surprise!

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    I'm still coming for the Shiraz

    I'm still coming for the Shiraz
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    I know that design. They have been on my todo...

    I know that design. They have been on my todo list for many years. I reckon the 1/4" lams will be fine
  43. Thread: Surprise!

    by NCArcher
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    I'm in

    I'm in
  44. We need photos :photo2:

    We need photos :photo2:
  45. Link didn't work. Try this one...

    Link didn't work. Try this one
    https://www.timbecon.com.au/planing/10in-lift-up-combination-planer
  46. Oh no. A vacuum cleaner on reverse might shift...

    Oh no. A vacuum cleaner on reverse might shift most of the dust to more accessible areas. Can come and help clean tomorrow.
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    FREE ANYWHERE: I'll grab them. Assuming you're back.

    I'll grab them. Assuming you're back.
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    A photo would help Michael

    A photo would help Michael
  49. Looking good :2tsup:

    Looking good :2tsup:
  50. :2tsup:

    :2tsup:
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